Author Jacqueline Haskins with her dog, both looking at the camera

“Kickass Healthy LADA” – An eye-opening look at a misunderstood diabetes diagnosis

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/27282810/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_574_Final_Kickass_Lada.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”27282810″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download the episode” /]LADA is a form of diabetes that is often mistaken for type 2 but needs to be treated much more like type 1. As you can imagine, getting the diagnosis wrong is dangerous. This week’s guest, Jacqueline Haskins,…

Pen injectors of Mounjaro, Wegovy, Trulicy and Ozempic

All about Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro – What people with diabetes (including type 1) need to know

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/27127686/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/3e9ccc/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_571_Final_Edelman_GLPs.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”27127686″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”3e9ccc” player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download the episode” /]Medications like Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro are getting a lot of attention. What are they? How can they help people with type 1 and type 2? Should you think about taking one? After all, the weight loss component…

The iLet bionic pancreas system - a black insulin pump, tubing and a Dexcom sensor

What does it mean to “Go Bionic?” – A deep dive into the newly-approved iLet system

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/27049512/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_570_Final_iLet_approved_Saint.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”27049512″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”” /]The newly FDA-approved iLet Bionic Pancreas is the most hands-off automated insulin delivery system to be commercially available. At set up, all you enter is your weight and the only interaction with the pump is to announce meal size, no…

A photo of all the components of the Medtronic MiniMed 780G system - infusion set, pump, sensor, phone and watch

The MiniMed 780G – A deep dive into Medtronic’s most advanced system

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26981718/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_568_Final_Medtronic_780_Lackey.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”26981718″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”” /]This long-awaited Medtronic 780G is now FDA approved. It’s been out for two years in Europe and has features that are a bit different from other commercially available automated insulin delivery systems in the US, including a target range down…

A package of purple PIP lancers is placed into a blue zippered pouch

A better lancet in the age of CGM? Why PIP’s CEO Josh Pittman says sticks still matter

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26911383/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_567_Final_PIP_Josh_Pittman.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”26911383″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”” /]When many diabetes tech companies are turning their attention to CGMs or closed loop systems, Josh Pittman has his eye on the basics: lancets. His company PIP, makes a new kind of smaller and thinner device for fingersticks. This week,…

Neil Greathouse, a white man with dark hair and glasses, appears smiling

“Sixty seconds of help, every single day” – Neil Greathouse has a T1D social media ministry

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26840028/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/DC_566_Final_The_Betes_Greathouse.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”26840028″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”” /]On social media, Neil Greathouse is better known as “The Betes.” He posts daily about diabetes on social media. It’s a lot of work – and not his real job. I wanted to know why this is important to him.…

A Zoom screenshot of Stacey talking with Dexcom's Jake Leach

“We’re focused on bringing more access” Dexcom talks Medicare, G7 updates and more

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26703687/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/26a9e0/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_563_Final_Dexcom_Medicare_Leach.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”26703687″ height=”90″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”26a9e0″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Medicare has now expanded coverage for CGM use among people with type 2, in part because of studies by companies like Dexcom. We’ll talk about those findings and learn more about the US release of the G7. Dexcom Chief Operating…

Dr. Bryce Nelson stands with teenage patient William, both wearing masks

“I want to make this a priority” – A doctor’s perspective on Tzield

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26498673/height/360/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/26a9e0/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_558_Final_Tzield_Nelson.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”26498673″ height=”360″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”26a9e0″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]Dr. Bryce Nelson is one of the first doctors in the country to administer the new Tzield to delay the onset of type 1. He’s been involved with TrialNet, identifying those who have the genetic markets for T1D and says…

Embecta CEO and diabetes advocates ring the opening bell at the NASDAQ

BD spinoff Embecta looks to build on 100 years of diabetes technology

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26409747/height/360/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/26a9e0/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_557_Final_Embecta_Dev.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”26409747″ height=”360″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”26a9e0″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /]This week… one of the oldest diabetes companies is looking ahead – Once part of BD, makers of needles and syringes, Embecta is now working on new technology like a patch pump. I’m talking to CEO Dev Kurdikar about moving…

Dr. Jordan Pinsker, a white man with dark hair, is pictured

“The most options possible” – Tandem Diabetes plans for a second integrated sensor and a smaller pump

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/26271297/height/360/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/26a9e0/” width=”100%” scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/diabetesconnections/Ep_554_Final_Jordan_Pinsker_Tandem.mp3″ libsyn_item_id=”26271297″ height=”360″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”26a9e0″ player_use_thumbnail=”use_thumbnail” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Download” /] When the FDA cleared the 3 FreeStyle Libre 2 and FreeStyle Libre 3 (iCGM) system sensors for integration it meant a big leap forward to interoperability. For the first time in the US, insulin pumps can work with two…